I had a nice vacation in St. John, USVI and logged some really nice birds (42 species to be specific). Highlights were a Hooded Warbler, Antillean Crested Hummingbird, Bridled Quail-dove, and Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (photos are stock. I took no photos). It was a real brain-bender to think that the warblers I was seeing on the Island may be the same ones I see in Mount Auburn in May.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Considering we had a new addition to the family this year I would call 2013 a real birding success. I saw fewer species than last year but saw 28 more species in Massachusetts and 45 Life Birds is nothing to sneeze at. If you can't tell by my spreadsheet, I really enjoy analyzing the numbers. Here is the 2013 summary: